U.S. News Ranks UR in Top 25 for National Liberal Arts Colleges; Highlighted as a Most Innovative School

September 10, 2018

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019 guide ranked the University of Richmond #25 overall and #22 for “Best Value” among national liberal arts colleges.

New this year, UR made the “Most Innovative Schools” list and ranked #28 among national liberal arts colleges. This category highlights colleges that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology, or facilities. The ranking is the result of a peer assessment survey completed by college presidents, provosts, and admissions deans.

The University of Richmond was included on the following lists:

  • National Liberal Arts Colleges with the most Pell recipients
  • National Liberal Arts Colleges with the highest international student enrollments

UR ranked #87 as a “Best Business Program” for its undergraduate business program.

The University of Richmond consistently is ranked as a top-tier liberal arts university and a “best value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Smart Money magazine, Forbes.com and other leading college guides.

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Additional information can be found at usnews.com/best-colleges.